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The Career Exploration Centre is a unique, experiential, learner-centered facility for youth in grades 8 and 9.
This is the place for students to get hands-on experience and make well informed career decisions based on real-world applications.

It’s what SAIT does best.


The CEC is now accepting early bird applications from school to attend a Career Exploration Centre session in the 2017/18 academic year.

Applications for this year are closed. If you would like to be placed on our waiting list and receive email notifications from us, please email


SAITCity is a Career Exploration Centre (CEC) program. SAITCity is designed to encourage grade 8 and 9 students to explore their future career options based on their interests. A visit to SAITCity will enhance their understanding of careers, the career exploration process, and applied education preparing them to make informed learning and career pathway choices in high school and beyond.

We’re here to support you and your students.  We set the stage for a successful SAITCity experience with this free program that includes:

  • a well-organized, immersive full day session
  • support before and after your visit

Find more information here or apply.  Space is limited. We encourage all teachers to apply by the early bird application deadline: June 30, 2017. Teachers who apply by the early bird deadline will receive first consideration for their chosen visit dates.  Final application deadline is Sept. 15, 2017.

“A dynamite day from the presentation, to the activities and the wonderful facilitators…The kids were focused and completely engaged and motivated beyond belief.” – Teacher’s comment

“We did reflections and combined them with our career studies unit. It was a perfect fit and has really helped many of our students begin exploring potential career options for themselves.” – Teacher’s comment


This is your chance to get explore your career options in an information packed, fun program at the SAIT campus. Almost 5,000 students have visited SAITCity to investigate over 30 different career options from construction management to culinary school and broadcast journalism to bricklaying.

“I learned I really enjoy software development and it might be the career I choose in the near future :-)” – Student participant

“The most interesting thing that I learned today was that a marketing manager career really interests me. I love SAIT's hands-on way of learning.” – Student participant 


As a hands-on, experiential program, the Career Exploration Centre will enhance understanding of careers, the career exploration process, and applied education.

Early Bird Application deadline - June 30, 2017